PTA 202 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTING III

Course Number & Name:  PTA 202 Principles of PTA III

Credit Hours:  4.0            Contact Hours: 12.0        Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  3.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Admission to the PTA program. Grades of “C” or better in PTA 201 and PTA 203
Co-requisites:
Concurrent Courses: Grades of “C” or better in PTA 205

Course Description:  This course is designed to educate the student on specific orthopedic pathologies and rehabilitation, cardiac and respiratory pathologies and treatment, burns, prosthetic and orthotic management.  Advanced therapeutic exercise and use of various pieces of exercise equipment will be included.

<!–Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. explain and perform selected interventions accurately and safely;
  2. explain and perform selected data collection tests and measures accurately and safely; and
  3. communicate appropriately and effectively in written, verbal, and nonverbal ways.

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